English ivy; local prohibition on sale, civil penalty. (HB1167)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), Del. Rae Cousins (D-Richmond), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local prohibition on the sale of English ivy; civil penalty. Authorizes any locality to adopt an ordinance prohibiting the sale of English ivy, with violations punishable by a civil penalty not to exceed $50 for a first violation and not to exceed $200 for a subsequent violation within 12 months. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24104616D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/23/2024Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/24/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 3-N)
01/31/2024Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Read first time
02/05/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2024Read third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)
02/06/2024VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/20/2024Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Read third time
02/23/2024Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1167ER)
02/28/2024Signed by Speaker
03/02/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/14/2024G Vetoed by Governor
04/17/2024House sustained Governor's veto

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